42% of kids have been bullied while online. One in four have had it happen more than once.
35% of kids have been threatened online. Nearly one in five had had it happen more than once.
21% of kids have received mean or threatening e-mails or other messages.
58% of kids admit someone has said mean or hurtful things to them online. More than four out of ten say it has happened more than once.
58% have not told their parents or an adult about something mean or hurtful that happened to them online.
Cyberbullies usually suffer from low self esteem and feel insecure
43% of U.S. teens having experienced some form of cyber-bullying in the past year.
Similarly, a Canadian study found:
23% of middle-schoolers surveyed had been bullied by e-mail.
35% in chat rooms.
41% by text messages on their cell phones.
Fully 41% did not know the identity of the perpetrators.